A Sense of Pride features workshops, symposia, discussions and performances that foster inclusion, acceptance, and understanding. Free workshops, open to the general public take place at Broward County Library branches and explore topics such as identity and acceptance. Creativity Exploration promotes the mind-to-body experience, emotional benefits of art making and creative process. Participants are introduced to mindfulness and positive flow state-of-mind as they develop pride, confidence, empathy and tolerance in a safe space where they can expand their perceptions and increase brain connectivity through visual and cognitive stimulation. Workshops are led by Lark Keeler, President of the FAEA and a specialist in mindfulness.
February’s theme is Identity. Adults, Seniors and allies will be inspired by the powerful work of Iranian-born contemporary artist Shirin Neshat, and will explore inner and outer expression of identity , creating a work of art that incorporates written statements and affirmations.
This is event is free and open to the public. Limited seating. Advance reservations required.
Location: African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2065 Sistrunk Blvd. Fort Lauderdale
A Sense of Pride is presented by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and is made possible with generous support of the Community Foundation of Broward , in partnership with the Broward County Public Libraries Division.